9 OCTOBER 2014 — 6:30 PM

Mem­ber­ship Meeting

7 PM — Speaker - Bar­bara Breitsameter

The Busi­ness of Pet Photography

Bar­bara Bre­it­same­ter of Poppy Blue Pho­tog­ra­phy and Paw Print Divas in Chicago will be pre­sent­ing an evening of edu­ca­tion and  inspiration.

For over a decade Bar­bara has worked as a pro­fes­sional pho­tog­ra­pher.  Barbara’s nat­ural instinct for con­nect­ing with her sub­jects, that com­fort and ease, enables her to cap­ture por­traits that are full of life and per­son­al­ity.  Tra­di­tional or Lifestyle, nat­ural light or stu­dio, Bar­bara cre­ates por­traits that sat­isfy her clients.

me8Win­ner of the Pro­fes­sional Pho­tog­ra­phers of Amer­ica pres­ti­gious Plat­inum Medal Award two con­sec­tu­tive years -2013 & 2014.

Bar­bara has been cho­sen to be a 2015 PPA Plat­form speaker at Imag­ing in Nashville.

Recently diag­nosed with Parkinson’s dis­ease, Bar­bara has learned how to adapt her pho­to­graphic process to con­tinue to cre­ate award win­ning images of our best friends.  Her bright spirit is evi­dent in her work and in the inspi­ra­tion she presents in her programs.




Bar­bara Breitsameter

of Poppy Blue Photography

Barbara BreitsameterFri­day, Octo­ber 10, 2014

9 AM to 4 PM

@the Cantrell Por­trait Stu­dio, Benicia

Bar­bara is a two time PPA IPC Plat­inum Pho­tog­ra­pher of the Year

Her art was fea­tured on the cover of the August 2014 “Pro­fes­sional Pho­tog­ra­pher Mag­a­zine” and she will be a 2015 Plat­form Speaker at Imag­ing USA.

 Join Bar­bara for a fun day of learn­ing how to pho­to­graph dogs in the stu­dio and out cre­at­ing fine art for your clients.  Lively mod­els will give us the oppor­tu­nity to learn from the Master.


Reg­is­ter early as space will be lim­ited.  $99/NCPP & PPA mem­bers;   $120/non-PPA mem­bers. PPA mem­bers will earn one merit for  par­tic­i­pa­tion.  Checks should be made out to NCPP and mailed to Bar­bara Brady-Smith, 3196 Lucas Dr., Lafayette, CA 94556 along with con­tact infor­ma­tion and PPA num­ber.  Or, Pay­Pal to  Put your PPA num­ber in the notes box.

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